Tennessee State vs Alabama A&M

Tennessee St. 83, Alabama A&,M 72

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NORMAL, Ala. (AP) - Robert Covington scored a game-high 25 points Saturday night to lead Tennessee State to an 83-72 win over Alabama A&M in nonconference action.

Covington hit two 3-pointers, made four steals and sank nine of 10 free throws, including 4 of 4 in the final 25 seconds for the Tigers (3-5).

Three teammates also scored in double figures. Kellen Thornton finished with 17 points and Patrick Miller 14. Jordan Cyphers came off the Tennessee State bench to score 11 more.

For Alabama A&M (2-4), Brandon Ellis and Jeremy Crutcher scored 16 points apiece. Ellis was also a perfect 10 for 10 at the foul line, but his teammates only made 9 of 16 free throws. That was costly when Tennessee State went 27 of 34 at the foul line.

Demarquelle Tabb had a double-double for the Bulldogs with 15 points and 13 rebounds. Justan Banks scored 10.

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Scoreboard
Tennessee State (3-5) «394483
Alabama A&M (2-4)314172
 
Tennessee State Tigers
R. Covington, F327-129-1061225
K. Thornton, F326-125-622117
M. Rhett, F181-20-09032
P. Miller, G364-96-734314
D. Dockery, G202-41-32355
J. Cyphers224-82-210111
D. McClung170-01-23041
J. Harris152-30-11215
M. Green60-00-00010
J. Gaither20-10-00000
K. Butcher00-03-30003
Totals 26-5127-3429122183
 51%79.4% 
Alabama A&M Bulldogs
J. Banks, C244-52-480210
J. Crutcher, G376-111-616116
D. Tabb, G366-113-3130215
B. Ellis, G283-1210-1011316
G. Hill, G252-41-13056
A. Capers171-60-00142
J. Long121-20-01112
J. Colvin111-30-00113
T. Davis40-10-00110
J. Wagner30-02-20002
N. West30-00-01000
Totals 24-5519-2630112072
 43.6%73.1% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-L
Belmont14-226-10
Eastern Ky.11-524-10
Morehead St.10-620-14
Tenn. Tech9-717-16
Jax. State4-1210-21
Tenn. St.4-125-25
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Murray St.13-323-11
SE Miss. St.8-818-14
Eastern Ill.7-911-19
SIUE7-911-20
Austin Peay6-1012-18
UT Martin3-138-23

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Southern U.15-319-13
Alabama St.12-619-13
Texas So.12-619-15
Ark.-PB11-713-18
Alabama A&M10-814-16
Alcorn St.9-912-19
Jackson St.7-1111-20
Prairie View6-1211-23
Miss. Val.5-138-23
Grambling3-155-24
 
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